Fontana To Distribute j.k.livin Label
February 18, 2009 at 2:23 PM (PT)
UMG independent distributor FONTANA has signed an exclusive distribution deal with actor and entrepreneur MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY's recording label, J.K. LIVIN. The label is also the name of MCCONAUGHEY's production company and line of products, which includes men's, women's and baby apparel as well as hard goods such as Frisbees, can coolers and stickers.
"There is no question that MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY is one of today's most popular personalities and successful entrepreneurs," stated SPAULDING. "He's translated his simple, yet enthusiastic approach to life into his company J.K. LIVIN and now his record label. We are thrilled to partner with him to bring J.K. LIVIN's music to not only his loyal fans worldwide, but to music lovers everywhere."
The label's first signing is reggae-tinged singer MISHKA. His debut album, "Above the Bones," was released FEBRUARY 17th, 2009 and will be supported by a NORTH AMERICAN tour, as well as a showcase at SXSW in MCCONAUGHEY's hometown, AUSTIN, TX.